Prezi - The Zooming Presentation Editor. 12 Screencasting Tools For Creating Video Tutorials. Ever wondered how people show you so clearly what is happening on their computer, like in the Photoshop Video Tutorials we shared with you?
Thanks to screencasting software, anyone can do it. So what's stopping you now from making your own how-to videos? Try out one of these 12 tools and get to making your first video! Free AviScreen - As the name would imply, this capture program records the video into AVI files, but can also do BMP photos. CamStudio.org - An open source program for capturing your on-screen video and audio as AVI files. Copernicus - A free program for Macs that focuses heavily on making quick and speedy films by recording the video to your RAM for quicker access.
JingProject.com - Beyond recording video, Jing allows you to take a picture of any portion fo your desktop, draw on it, add a message, and immediately upload your media to a free hosting account. Wink - Screencasting software that focuses on making tutorials with audio and text annotation abilities. Commercial. Five Best Screencasting Tools. @TuxBobble: depends on how poor the competition is.
I've tried Camstudio and Jing and both are, basically, crap. Jing point-blank refuses to work, whereas Camstudio can see my soundcard but is inexplicably incompatible with it, not to mention the videos it record are terrible - jerky, messed up picture that bears no resemblance to what was actually showing on-screen. I'm going to give Screentoaster a try but, if it's as poor as the other two, for Windows that pretty much leaves Camtasia to win by default. @Step666: I'm very hopeful that you're right.
Otherwise, it just confirms the depressing piracy statistics we hear about all the time. @TuxBobble: as I'm not a software engineer, I would have to be honest and say that my view on piracy is probably a little different to your own. It's not that I fully condone it, merely that I feel that if software was priced a little more realistically, then the motivation to pirate it would disappear. @Step666: Agreed entirely. #speakup. Screencasting software: Comparison and features. Jing Screencasting Software Screencasting is an excellent way to communicate to clients, potential customers, or people in general.
With many screencast software options available, it is not hard to find one that fits your specific needs. This article will examine various popular screencasting programs currently available for PCs and Macs, as well as their features. While many of the programs listed below have other features, such as the ability to take screenshots and record only audio, I will concentrate only on the screencasting abilities of each of these tools. Free screencast software Jing / Jing Pro Jing, by TechSmith, is a compact tool that docks itself to the side of your screen, making it easy to start a screencast. Features: Screenr This is a very simple and fast web-based program. Screencast-o-Matic Although visually not appealing, Screencast-o-Matic does a good job at creating screencasts. Wink CamStudio ScreenToaster This is another web-based program, like Jing and Screenr. Nicholas Zambetti – LiveView for iPhone & iPad. LiveView is a specialized remote screen viewing application intended as a tool to help designers create graphics for mobile applications, it has also proven to be useful for creating quick and dirty simulations, demos, and experience prototypes.
For visual designers — Develop pixel–perfect graphics for the iPhone and iPad quickly and easily with a live view of your canvas/artboard while you work. LiveView is compatible with both standard and Retina displays. For interaction designers — With your iPhone or iPad tethered via WiFi, you can interact with software prototypes and demos running on your Mac to communicate and iterate your concepts quickly.
For everyone — If you've ever needed to press a button from afar or wished that you could take a piece of your monitor with you across the room, this app may prove useful from time to time. Inspired by and created to support the vibrant prototyping culture at IUAV. Download Two applications are required, LiveView for Mac and LiveView for iOS. Tips. Screencasting Software - ScreenFlow Overview - Telestream. Record.
Edit. Share. ScreenFlow is powerful, easy-to-use screencasting software for the Mac. With ScreenFlow you can record the contents of your entire monitor while also capturing your video camera, microphone and your computer audio. The easy-to-use editing interface lets you creatively edit your video, and add additional images, text, music and transitions for a truly professional-looking video.
Use ScreenFlow to create high-quality software demos, tutorials, app previews, training, presentations and more. Feature Highlights What's New in ScreenFlow 3 Freehand Callouts Call out regions of the screen with a freehand paint brush or rectangle tool. Record desktop, video and audio simultaneously Full screen HD capture Keynote and PowerPoint support Highlight areas of the screen (mouse, foreground window) Optimized for top quality and speed Lukasvozenilek @ScreenFlow amazing recording quality!